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  On Ash Wednesday, we took ashes upon us to begin this season that ends when we take water upon us on Easter, either by... [Read More]
In our tradition, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our season of Lent. And as part of this special Wednesday, I literally mark you with... [Read More]
Spirits abounded on Feb. 17, as parishioners made their way to St. Elizabeth of the Hill Country Catholic Church in Boone to participate in a... [Read More]
The Rev. Kathy Nice administered ashes to a participant in Shelocta Community Presbyterian Church's drive-thru Ash Wednesday service at the church's parking lot to mark... [Read More]
The COVID-19 pandemic may have prevented Logan churches from holding their usual Ash Wednesday services, but Nighbert Memorial United Methodist Church pastor Brad Davis was... [Read More]
For those of us who are Christians, we have entered the sacred season of Lent. Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, which marked the beginning of... [Read More]
A priest known to at least one family member as "Uncle Father Jim" died on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17. Father James Himmelsbach, a longtime military chaplain... [Read More]
Last week, the Lenten or Eastertide season commenced with two major feast days among the Pennsylvania Dutch: Fasnacht and Eschemittwoch (Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday).... [Read More]
"We are called to care for the other. We do that through sharing ourselves." The words of Bishop Deeley on Ash Wednesday describe part of... [Read More]
Here are some of the top stories for the week of Feb. 15: • Local churches deliver Lenten messages Ash Wednesday, with or without the... [Read More]
James N. Dunbar, a Permanent Deacon in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence and husband of the late Claudia (Brandao) Dunbar of Tiverton, died on... [Read More]
Newsday's article "Tweaking a Lenten ritual" [News, Feb. 17] explains the 2021 change to the religious Lenten ritual of receiving ashes on Ash Wednesday and... [Read More]
This year Valentine's Day, with all its sweet and decadent indulgences, precedes Ash Wednesday by three days. [Read More]
St. Thomas Episcopal Church on North Jefferson Avenue in Canonsburg will hold an "Ashes on the Go" service for Ash Wednesday from 1 to 2... [Read More]
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